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How to Read a Short Story: ‘The Story of an Hour’ (1894) by Kate Chopin


Humanities and Social Sciences Taster Lectures - Semester 1

Start Date

22nd Mar 2017 5:30pm

End Date

22nd Mar 2017 7:00pm


QVMAG Auditorium at the Queen Victoria Museum, 2 Invermay Rd Invermay

Dr Robert Clarke (English)

In this lecture Dr Robert Clarke leads students through the processes of close reading to explore the dynamics of short fiction. Using Kate Chopin’s famous piece “The Story of an Hour” (1894), Dr Clarke considers the various techniques writers of short fiction use to excite, surprise and teach their readers. Suitable for anyone who loves a good read and wants to know more about the way great writers engage with our imaginations.

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